ACADEMICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Step one: Imagine.
Step two: Do.
Whether you want to explore Salt Lake City’s tech industry frontier, collaborate on a business start-up, or explore the vast wilderness just outside of campus, adventure awaits you at the University of Utah. Ranked as a Top 100 World University* and the #24 College for Entrepreneurship**, Utah is the perfect place for you to dream big—and reach those dreams.
With 17 colleges and schools and nearly 100 departments, you’ll find an especially wide variety of majors and minors at the University of Utah. A broad spectrum of diverse academic specialties will help you pursue intellectual goals and give direction to your future career.
*Center for World University Rankings, 2018 — 2019
**Princeton Review, 2016
LIFE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
As the capital city of Utah, Salt Lake City also known as “SLC”, is full of excitement and possibility. International students love the growing city’s energy, international culture, and outdoor fun all year around.
The University of Utah has a culture of innovation, encouraging students to create. Home to the #1 Video Game Design Program* in the U.S., the idea of marrying art with science and technology is pervasive across the campus. The student body is highly international, with 2,804 international students representing 130 countries. 600+ student clubs invite your hobbies, passions, and cultural practices to be shared and celebrated with other fellow students.
I wanted to study international studies at a university with a diverse student body. As I researched colleges, I found the University of Utah and thought it a good choice. Salt Lake City seemed like a comfortable and safe city to live in as well.
CAREERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
Utah is the #1 State for Business and Careers, according to Forbes magazine. As such, Utah graduates face a bright future ahead. Many global companies are headquartered in Salt Lake City, presenting plenty of networking and professional development opportunities. With a vibrant and thriving ecosystem, Utah graduates find themselves in an enviable position.
Famous alumni include writer Orson Scott Card, Pixar cofounder Edwin Catmull, hotel magnate J. Willard Marriott, historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and musician Kaskade.